- It was announced on this week's WWE Main Event that Alberto Del Rio win challenge Sheamus for the United States Championship this Friday on SmackDown.
- Chris Jericho will make his "return" to SmackDown this week.
- Eden, also known as Brandi Rhodes, made her debut as an announcer on this week's Main Event.
- Alberto Del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, Big E, Rob Van Dam, Ryback, and Curtis Axel have also been announced for the Intercontinental Championship Battle Royal at Battleground.
You can read full results of this week's WWE Main Event here.